Low-Cal Cellophane Noodles Simmered with Mushrooms

Low-Cal Cellophane Noodles Simmered with Mushrooms

This is healthy so you can eat a lot, making it very satisfying. It has lots of fiber too!

Ingredients: 3 to 4 servings

Several types of mushrooms, such as shimeji
about 3 packs' worth
Cellophane noodles
1 bag - 70 g
Koya dofu
2 blocks
5 cm long piece
Green onions or scallions
a small amount
Mentsuyu (2x concentrate)
3 to 4 tablespoons
1.5 cups (300ml )
2 tablespoons
Sesame oil
a small amount


1. Rehydrate the koya tofu in hot water. Rehydrate the noodles also by soaking them in boiling water for 1 minute. Cut both into easy to eat pieces. Shred the mushrooms into easy to eat pieces.
2. Stir fry the mushrooms, then add the mentsuyu by pouring it in down the sides of the pan. When it all starts to smell aromatic, add water and sake.
3. Add the noodles, carrot and koya dofu. Simmer until theres very little liquid left in the pan, then drizzle in the sesame oil. Add ra-yu to taste.
4. Mix in some chopped green onions and transfer to a serving plate. Sprinkle with more green onion on top.

Story Behind this Recipe

I make low calorie meals for my overweight husband!